Scaling Big Data in Production for Financial Services

Today's most innovative leaders have leveraged big data to quickly identify new revenue streams while simultaneously keeping operational costs of distributed computing as low as possible. A dizzying magnitude of data combined with a vast array of internal and external data sources are required to support compliance reporting, security fraud detection, and “next action” scenarios for customer service organizations.

As the leader in distributed computing performance, Pepperdata has helped many top companies operationalize their big data to gain competitive advantage. We have brought together some of the leaders and innovators in the big data space to talk about opportunities and challenges for financials services and how to gain competitive advantage from Big Data. Check out our lineup of speakers below.

This is an invitation-only event for senior Financial Services IT executives, and we would like to extend an invitation to you. Seating is very limited so click below to request admission. If you cannot make it and wish to invite a colleague in your place, please forward your invitation along.

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Monday, September 26
2 pm to 6 pm

447 Broadway Ave,
2nd floor, New York,
NY 10013.


Session 1: Blazing Fast Analytics for Financial Services
Mike Gualtieri, Forrester
Session 2: Financial Services and the Public Cloud
Linda Pawczuk, Deloitte
Session 3: Managing A Multi-Tenant Data Lake
Mike Fagan, Comcast
Session 4: Industrializing Big Data Environments
Arindham Choudhury, Capgemini
Session 5: Leverage Technology and Team to Get Maximum Value from Data Science
John Akred, Silicon Valley Data Science
Networking Reception
Mike Gualtieri

Mike Gualtieri

VP & Principal Analyst for Big Data at Forrester

Mike's research focuses on software technology, platforms, and practices that enable technology professionals to deliver prescient digital experiences and breakthrough operational efficiency. His key technology and platform coverage areas are big data and IoT strategy,
Hadoop/Spark, predictive analytics, streaming analytics, prescriptive analytics, machine learning, and emerging technologies that make software faster and smarter. Mike is a leading expert on the intersection of business strategy, architecture, design, and creative collaboration. He specializes in eCommerce, insurance, banking, and other verticals leveraging today's most innovative technologies.

Linda Pawczuk

Linda Pawczuk

Principal/Partner, Insurance Technology Practice at Deloitte

Linda Pawczuk is a senior technology executive with a distinguished international career recognized for strategic leadership, business partnership, and successful execution of large, complex global transformation programs within the financial services industry. She is respected for her strategic thought leadership and for her practical approach to delivering high risk, high impact transformation programs. Her experience as a CTO, Senior Vice President of Technology and an international technology consulting partner is very diverse which lends to her delivery success track record and her role as an advocate for business-led technology transformation.
Career highlights include practice leader Insurance Technology, a transformation leader for several core system programs, serving as CTO of a global payments company, enabling the divesture of 26 companies for a global financial service company, and running large data centers and network operations.

Mike Fagan

Mike Fagan

Principal Big Data Architect at Comcast

Michael Fagan is the Principal Big Data Architect at Comcast, and his core focus is ensuring the company capitalizes on enterprise Hadoop. Over the past two years, he has successfully helped guide Comcast's Hadoop Journey from research experiment to mission critical 24x7 multi-tenant capability. In addition to defining strategy, standards and best practices for enterprise Hadoop, Mike is still very hands on with delivery teams and setting out the architecture for major platform components.
Mr. Fagan draws from more than 20 years of success delivering mission critical systems for Fortune 500 companies and government agencies.

Arindam Choudhury

Arindam Choudhury

VP & Principal Analyst for Big Data at Capgemini

Arindam is a Technology Leader with 20+ years of experience in the financial services industry. He currently heads Capgemini’s Big Data Practice for Financial Services. As a hands-on leader, Arindam excels in conceptualizing, creating and delivering transformation solutions for his clients that leverage the advances in the Big Data & Analytics technologies while incorporating the experience and lessons learned through years of delivering EDM solutions. Arindam also believes that Data and Analytics lie at the heart of Digital Transformation and is responsible for evangelizing this belief to his clients.

John Akred

John Akred

CTO at Silicon Valley Data Science

With over 15 years in advanced analytical applications and architecture, John is dedicated to helping organizations become more data-driven. He combines deep expertise in analytics and data science with business acumen and dynamic engineering leadership.

Seating at this event is limited, so please fill out the form below to request admission. We hope to see you there!

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